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Team

Lukas Chodat

Director and Head Trainer

QUALIFICATIONS:
Master Trainer level 1
Certificate III Fitness Instructor
Certificate IV Personal Training
Bachelor Management and Marketing (UOW)
Level 2 Athletics Sprints Coach (Athletics Australia)
Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Coach
Group Punch Fit Instructor
First Aid and CPR

EXPERIENCE: Starting in the Fitness Industry in 2000 after his career in athletics was finalising due to injury,  Lukas followed his passion and pursued a career in the fitness industry.  As a National Champion he won  5 national gold medals, and 8 state gold medals in the 100 and 200 meter races. He also played representative rugby league for the Illawarra Steelers RLFC in the junior ranks.His career in fitness has now allowed Lukas to  work with clients whose goals range from weight loss, muscle gain and general fitness and also specialises in sports specific programming for individuals, teams and small groups. Chodat Fitness under his guidance has trained clients ranging from the sporting elite  for example: AFL, NRL, A-League, National Netball League, Australian Touch Football team, Australian/NSW Sprinting Representatives, Australian/NSW Swimming Representatives to name a few.

SPORTING INTERESTS: EVERYTHING!
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Emily Chodat

Director and Personal Trainer

QUALIFICATIONS:
Master Trainer level 1
Certificate III Fitness Instructor
Certificate IV Personal Training
Certificate IV Management & Business Administration
Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Coach
Exercise During Pre & Post Pregnany
First Aid and CPR
EXPERIENCE: Graduating from the Australian Institute of Fitness and awarded team ‘Energiser’ in 2013, Em is a passionate group and personal trainer that engages all clients to help them achieve and become enthusiastic about their personal success. Em has competed in a range of sports from athletics to swimming from a young age, excelling in both. Fitness and a healthy balanced lifestyle is a large part of her existence and believes everything should be in moderation, even moderation! Heading up the ‘A Healthier You’ program Emily has been the health and fitness coach that has seen over 100 clients loose kilos of weight and gain muscle and see many positive results to benefit their new healthier lifestyles. See this link for Client Results. Emily has previously had a career  in business and management solutions.

SPORTING INTERESTS : Surfing, snowboarding, lifting weights & dancing in all fun forms.
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Fabian Iacovelli

Personal Trainer

QUALIFICATIONS:
Certificate III Fitness Instructor
Certificate IV Personal Training
Level 2 Athletics Sprints Coach (Athletics Australia)
Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Coach
Group Punch Fit Instructor
First Aid and CPR
EXPERIENCE: Fabian has extensive experience in the sporting and coaching realm. Having played soccer internationally and locally since he was in his young teens Fabian has a solid understanding as to what its like to coach and be coached. These are some of his proud achievements; most recently he made played for three weeks for Division 3 club Temecula FC in the USA.  Played for AC Trani in Italy and won the Roma Cup at the age of 15 and was with Bromsgrove Rovers for 3 months in England at  the age of 16 years.  Was a part of the A-League with Newcastle Jets for 3 years where he featured in a match against LA Galaxy and David Beckham. Played with APIA Leichhardt, Parramatta Eagles and with Wollongong Wolves clubs. In 2014 he was part of the first 11 for IPL Grand final winners for Dandaloo Fury.
Fab came 2nd in Tough Mudder Spring 2013 and currently competing in obstacle races at a competitive level. In 2014 Fab was Chosen for the final 30 in the Australia toughest mudder 24hour selection in which he was placed 2nd overall in NSW in the Pre selection. He Finished off the year in the top 30 in the NSW Obstacle Course leader board and looks to better as he gains more experience.
SPORTING INTERESTS Soccer, Running, Obstacle Racing, Power lifting
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Morgan Clarke

Administration Supervisor and Personal Trainer

QUALIFICATIONS:
Certificate III Fitness Instructor
Certificate IV Personal Training
Certificate in Nutrition & Diet
Level 1 Athletics Coach
First Aid and CPR

EXPERIENCE: Morgan has had a love of all things health and fitness from a young age completing her Certificate III and IV in Fitness in 2014. This passion has helped develop Morgan’s career with the ultimate goal to educate people of all ages, how to live a healthy, happier and  well balanced lifestyle. She has competed in sports including, netball, water polo, running and currently competing in Surf Life Saving, receiving Illawarra Competitor Of The Year in 2018 and a Bronze in the Beach Sprinting in the Illawarra Branch and Gold in the 2km Beach Run for the 2018 season.

SPORTING INTERESTS; Netball, Running, Surf Lifesaving, Swimming and Cross Training
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Michael Rodrigues

Personal Trainer

Certificate lll Fitness Instructor
Certificate IV Personal Training
First Aid and CPR

EXPERIENCE; Michael enjoyed playing a range of team sports through juniors playing in representative sides in Rugby League and Cricket. He also played 1st Grade cricket for Shellharbour in the south coast competition in the late 1990’s. He found his passion for multisport racing about 10 years ago starting out in short distance triathlon. After years of aerobic endurance training he has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience at racing various distances now focusing his efforts on longer distance racing and is a 4 Ironman distance finisher racing all around Australia and achieving All World Athlete Silver status in 2016 awarded to the top 5% of Ironman distances racers worldwide. He is passionate about health and fitness and understanding how to get the most out of his body and mind as well as helping others achieve their fitness goals.  He is also completing his Diploma in Remedial Massage.

SPORTING INTERESTS; Endurance training and Triathlon racing, team sports including rugby league, soccer and cricket.


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Ben McKay

Personal Trainer

QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters in Research (current)
Master of Clinicle Exercise Physiology
Bachelor of Exercise Science
Cert III Fitness Instructor
Cert IV Personal Training
Level 1 Strength and Conditioning  Coach
CPR & First Aid

EXPERIENCE :   After completing his university degree, Ben is now undertaking is Masters in Research in the sporting field of strength and conditioning.  Recently returning from the USA after a placement working with the Oregon Ducks Football team collecting his data for his research project. Needless to say Ben has a solid passion for ball sports and a personal skill of succeeding in coaching clients with this focus. His interests are in physical preparation and rehabilitation for team and individual sport as well as working on health and fitness goals.  Personally he has been involved in sport from a young age playing, basketball achieving  ‘Most Valuable Player’.  He competed in the country championships for basket ball and then and moved to AFL managing to be apart of four grand final victories. Amongst his winter sports he has been a  competitive iron man competitor winning gold at the country champions and competing at an national level for surf life saving specialising in board and ski events.

SPORTING INTERESTS: Football, AFL, surf life saving, spear fishing, surfing
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Cass Evans

Personal Trainer/ Exercise Physiologist

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor of Exercise Science and Rehabilitation
Certificate III Fitness Instructor
Certificate IV Personal Training
First Aid and CPR
EXPERIENCE: Cass is our Accredited Exercise Physiologist is an allied health professional and Work Cover rehabilitation specialist She has helped clients range of chronic health conditions recover, repair and progress. Along with a passion for motivating and encouraging holistic health and fitness Cass has a passion and skill for Karate, she is a black belt! Cass holds a number of State and National titles and has taught across all levels and ages.

SPORTING INTERESTS: She will have a go at anything and everything, but loves Running, Karate and Netball.
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Michael Chapman

Personal Trainer

QUALIFICATIONS:
Certificate III Fitness Instructor
Certificate IV Personal Training
Bachelor of Science (Nutrition)
Masters in Public Health
Fitness Australia Kettlebells Certified
Fitness Australia Bootcamp Certified
First Aid and CPR

EXPERIENCE : Mick has had a vast experience with fitness and nutrition coaching has worked with the St George Dragons and the Sydney Swans nutrition and conditioning program. Internationally he as worked in gyms and training clients in America and Canada and British Columbia which in which Jean Claude Van Damme frequented. Some of his experiences with clients focus general weight loss, fitness and toning goals,  people with disabilities including dementia patients, athletes with varying disciplines, those training for figure competitions.

Personally Mick is an accomplished Touch Football player and has represented Australia since the age of fifteen. His most recent achievement is competing in Canada in a Triathlon and finishing 8th at worlds in 2014. He has completed marathons and most recently cycled across America from Vancouver to NYC.

SPORTING INTERESTS : Anything that brings out the passion and fire in someone at any level of sport where someone has poured in time and dedication. Pretty much summed up by Michael Jordan’s iconic photo with the 1991 NBA trophy or anyone winning match point in their first tennis grand slam.
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Zac Bynon

Personal Trainer

Certificate lll Fitness

Certificate lV Fitness

First Aid and CPR

EXPERIENCE; Zac has always had a passion for all sport and fitness, with a long-term goal of developing his career in the fitness industry. From an early age Zac has been a part of many team sports including Cricket, Soccer, Football, Oz-tag and representative Touch Football at a regional level.

SPORTING INTERESTS; Strength and Hypertrophy Weight Lifting, Cross training, Rugby league and Oz-tag.